The organizers of the Indian Art Summit have moved the event from July in New Delhi to January and released the names of the 84 galleries chosen from 150 applicants:
Announcing the fair Tuesday, the organisers of the summit said 84 galleries – including 34 international ones – will be exhibiting art in the fair Jan 21-23, 2011 at Pragati Maidan here. The summit, earlier slated for July 2010, was postponed by six months to January 2011. It will host galleries from 20 countries including Canada, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UAE, Britain, US and Australia. […]
The 2011 fair will be spread across approximately 8,000 square metres of exhibition space, nearly double that of the 2009 summit. The total number of galleries has increased by 55 percent from the previous edition. […]
The list of international galleries features niche art houses like Lisson Gallery (London), Sundaram Tagore Gallery (Hong Kong), Galerie Kashya Hildebrand (Zurich), Aicon Gallery (New York), Grosvenor Gallery (London), Thomas Erben Gallery (New York), Galerie Frank Elbaz (Paris), Die Galerie (Frankfurt), The Drawing Room (Makati City, Philippines), Greenaway Gallery (Adelaide) and several more. […]
The top Indian galleries that will take part in the fair include Apparao Gallery (Chennai), Art Alive (New Delhi), Art Gallery 88 (Kolkata), Birla Academy of Art & Culture (Kolkata), Chatterjee & Lal (Mumbai), Chemould Prescott (Mumbai), CIMA Gallery Pvt Ltd (Kolkata), Experimenter (Kolkata), Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke (Mumbai) and Nature Morte (New Delhi) amongst others.